George Baird of Auchmedden’s Regiment

Active1640
CountryScotland
AllegianceCovenanter
ConflictsSecond Bishops’ War
TypeFoot?
ColonelGeorge Baird
Area RaisedAberdeenshire
Banffshire
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Field Armies

Covenanters briefly occupying Aberdeen in the Second Bishops’ War

Service History

1640

  • Raised from Baird’s tenants and those of the name of Baird
  • May: Occupy Aberdeen alongside the Earl Marischal
  • Disbanded

Notes

A history of the unit is shown in Edward M. Furgol’s A Regimental History of the Covenanting Armies 1639-1651 Edinburgh, 1990. ISBN 0 85976 194 0

Likely un-regimented levies, Furgol labels them a ‘retinue’.

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Notable Officers

George Baird of Auchmedden

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